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McMullen Building Renovation to Add 13 Luxury Loft Apartments Downtown

March 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

A downtown Cumberland landmark is undergoing a $2 million renovation with the hope being that it will be a major part of the Baltimore Street redesign and revitalization. The McMullen Building, located at 138 N. Baltimore Street on the downtown mall,  best known for housing Woolworths and later the G.C. Murphy Co. department store in the 20th century, was constructed in 1912. Local businessmen Chris Hendershot and Garrett Eagan, owners of Cartridges Galore, purchased the building in a little more than a year ago with plans to renovate- including the addition of 13 luxury apartments and a cornerstone business space on Baltimore Street. The 70,000 square-foot building has four stories. The owners, who are targeting completion in the fall, say they hope to attract a restaurant as the anchor business for the first floor. One of the many enthusiastic about the project is Downtown Development Commission executive director Melinda Kelleher who recently toured the building…